Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘beetle removal’

Beetles in Minnesota

Asian Lady Beetles, Part III – Problems Occurring From Infestation

The Asian Lady Beetle has become a nuisance on Minnesota for many reasons.  Their large numbers, especially in the fall, can lead them into our homes.    

The Asian Lady Beetle is not known to carry any diseases.  However, while searching for food, they can inadvertently bite hard enough to break human skin, causing discomfort.  While the beetles do not sting, it can be very uncomfortable to be enjoying the outdoors and run into a swarm of these beetles and be bitten several times.

This beetle also secretes a strong-smelling liquid from their legs.  This liquid not only smells badly, but can also stain surfaces, such as clothing or outdoor furniture.  If the pests enter your home, staining can occur on your furniture, towels, carpet or clothing as well.

Yet another issue occurring as a result of an Asian Lady Beetle infestation is the diet of these beetles.  Since the Asian Lady Beetle feeds on aphids and other lady beetle varieties which can be beneficial to the ecosystem naturally occurring in your yard, the natural balance can be put off-kilter if you have a significant number of these beetles.

If you suspect you have an Asian Lady Beetle infestation, call the friendly experts at Eco Tech today for a free consultation.  Our green approach to pest control through our line of earth-friendly organic products is the best solution for your family’s pest control needs.  Call today for a free consultation!

(763) 785.1414; (612) 237.8282; (952) 881.6662; (651) 633.8600

 

Read Full Post »

 

Beetles in Minnesota

Asian Lady Beetles, Part II – Identification

The Asian Lady Beetle is very similar in appearance to several other beetles, including the common lady bug.  For all your pest identification needs, please call your Eco Tech representative today for more information and a free consultation.

Asian Lady Beetles are generally about 1/3 inch long.  They can be orange, red, yellow or black.  This beetle has black spots – usually about nineteen – and an “M” shaped mark behind its head.  Large numbers of the pest can be seen especially in the fall around your home.

Asian Lady Beetle

Asian Lady Beetle

 The friendly professionals at Eco Tech will come out for a free consultation on your pest issues, and can immediately begin using our organic line of treatments for a safe, effective green solution to your pest control needs.  Call Eco Tech today for more information!

Please visit our website for the next installment of our “Asian Lady Beetle” series.

 

(763) 785.1414; (612) 237.8282; (952) 881.6662; (651) 633.8600

Read Full Post »

Beetles in Minnesota

Asian Lady Beetles, Part I

Asian Lady Beetle populations in Minnesota have increased dramatically in the past decade.  These irritating beetles were first introduced in California in 1916 and again in the mid 1960s as part of a governmental program for the biological control of a type of aphid.  The beetles did not spread until the late 1980s, and now have encompassed most of the United States. 

Asian Lady Beetles feed on aphids occurring on trees and plants, making buildings close to several trees or plants with aphids more susceptible.  The Asian Lady Beetle will also feed on other lady beetle species in Minnesota, making them a serious nuisance.  These beetles can crawl into cracks in the buildings around attics, windows, doors and other such openings.  Since the beetles feed on aphids, they die soon upon entering buildings. 

The friendly professionals at Eco Tech will come out for a free consultation on your pest issues, and can immediately begin using our organic line of treatments for a safe, effective green solution to your pest control needs.  Call Eco Tech today for more information!

(763) 785.1414; (612) 237.8282; (952) 881.6662; (651) 633.8600

Please visit our website for the next installment of our “Asian Lady Beetle” series.

Read Full Post »

Green Pest Control In Twin Cities Metro Area in Minnesota

Pests seem to come out of nowhere, and before you know it you have an infestation and a problem. If being a nuisance, disturbing you, and making you feel uncomfortable in your place of work or at home is not enough, then remember this. Pests can pose serious risks to your property and health! They are the perfect carriers of dirt, diseases, and very well trained in multiplying at unbelievable rates. Well now you can say goodbye to all those unwanted pests with help from the exterminators at Eco Tech!

Eco Tech an Integrated Pest Management Service is a professional, family-owned pest control business. Our team has more than 15 years of experience in the pest control business, is kept up to date with industry advancements, and is extremely familiar with local pest problems in the Twin Cities. We can eliminate your current pest problem and protect against any in the future. We take pride in our customizable insect programs, and to satisfy you we offer a four-year service warranty on ALL of our pest control plans! Inspection fees with no annual renewal and all repairs warranteed for four years.

Please come back and visit our blog for more information on pests.  If you need assistance, don’t hesitate to call us for 24 hour emergency service: 763-785-1414 or visit our website.

Read Full Post »